Category for Press releases

Discover Digital Confirms Working Relationship with Microsoft ahead of internet TV launch

Johannesburg, Tuesday 13 May 2014:  Discover Digital, a South African digital entertainment business, is another step closer to launching its internet TV offering by mid-2014. Not only has it successfully carried out the first adaptive bit rate live streaming test, but it has also confirmed implementation of Microsoft’s digital content management solution in its offering. This follows the company’s announcement of its first sports content acquisition last month. Read more

Digisoft Technology Supports Landmark Content Distribution Program In South Africa

12th November 2013, Cape Town, South Africa – wins new deal which will revolutionize the entertainment and education market in Africa. (Ireland) and Discover Digital (South Africa) have signed a development and agency agreement at Africa Com earlier today, in the presence of the Irish Minister for Trade and Development Joe Costello T.D, who is leading an Enterprise Ireland Trade Mission to South Africa and Nigeria. The focus of the mission will be growth sectors such as e-Learning / education, financial services technologies and telecoms. Read more as part of HbbTV Power-Trio Partnership Launches Integrated Toolbox for Broadcasters at BCA

Three market-dominant HbbTV technology vendors have combined their knowledge and products to present a powerful new HbbTV toolbox for broadcasters at Broadcast Asia.

The partnership between Screen, Icareus and has, claims Screen’s Head of Interactive Sales, Daimon Hall produced one of the most comprehensive solutions available to broadcasters to monetise content via HbbTV platforms. Read more and Dune HD Partner to Introduce Industry-First solution to Cord Cutting

Cost-Effective Platform Returns Control to Service Operators and Retailers with Award-Winning Dune HD Connect StickSTB

LAS VEGAS, NAB 2013—April 8, 2013—, a global provider of HTML5 set-top box (STB) software and Dune HD, a global leader in full HD media players and connected boxes, announce a new cost-effective consumer platform aimed at carriers and retailers. Based on the award-winning Dune HD Connect StickSTB with additional support for the company’s full line of IPTV and OTT IP and hybrid CPE devices, the agreement encompasses distribution, systems integration, research and development and support. Read more